Zen Hospice Project's educational curriculum is uniquely designed to enhance and support the wellbeing of both the caregiver and those who are interested in exploring the topic of end-of-life.  The program's careful balance of social, medical and spiritual practices enables formal and informal caregivers to experience compassion and resiliency at the bedside, while reducing burnout and enhancing care.  The education programs also offer learning opportunities for students and those who would like to learn more about mindful practices and end-of-life.

Please click below to find more information on our educational and training programs. 


Join us for an evening orientation to our Mindful Caregiver Education (MCE) program. As our guest, you will have an opportunity to meet our staff, learn about our program offerings, ask questions, and participate in an engaging MCE course module. To enroll in this free program click here.

The Mindful Caregiving courses are designed for formal and informal caregivers as well as those who are interested in exploring the topic of end-of-life and dementia care. Our courses will enable you to cultivate compassionate care at the bedside while developing healthy and sustainable relationships. For more information about these courses please click here.

The Open Death Conversation is group-directed discussion that relates to death and end-of-life. This conversation has no agenda- rather it is managed by the participants and can broach many topics. This discussion is not grief support or counseling: it is a way for community members to get together and share their views on death. For more information about The Open Death Conversation, please click here.

The Volunteer Training is for people who are interested in volunteering at the Zen Hospice Project. Zen Hospice Project’s Volunteer Program training is conducted over a year, is a 43-hour training, and requires a commitment of one five-hour shift for 52 weeks. The average volunteer’s length of service is just under 5 years. For information about our New Volunteer Training program, including how to apply and frequently asked questions, please visit our Volunteer Training page.